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The Gary Moore Les Paul Standard

Gibson USA unveils signature axe dedicated to late great blues rock legend

 

By Alex Baker

 

Gibson Guitars has unveiled the Gary Moore Les Paul Standard, a signature model based on the one-of-a-kind instrument the late guitar hero played throughout his career.

 

From the mid-Seventies until his death in 2011, Gary Moore was a towering figure in the world of rock and roll guitar. The Belfast born guitarist played with Thin Lizzy at various points in his career and as a… Read More

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Gibson Announce Chris Cornell Gibson ES 335 Signature Model

Soundgarden frontman to get his own signature axe

 

By Alex Baker

 

Gibson Guitars has announced a new partnership with Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell. The iconic grunge singer/guitarist has designed two limited edition ES 335s.

 

The Chris Cornell ES 335 will feature Lollar Tron pickups and a Bigsby. One model will sport an army green finish, while the other will be finished in… Read More

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Gibson Les Paul ’70s Tribute

The new Les Paul Studio ’70s tribute offers a classic twist on the beloved tone machine

 

By Alex Baker

 

With Gibson having officially deemd 2013 as the “Year of the Les Paul,” the storied American guitar manufacturer will be releasing a number of variations on the iconic Les Paul… Read More

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Gibson Releases Les Paul Custom Lite

Iconic American guitar maker unveils “the most comfortable Les Paul ever”

 

By Alex Baker

 

The Gibson Les Paul. With its humbucking pickups, easy action, classic looks and amazing sustain, it’s the instrument that’s set the standard for rock and roll guitarists for decades. It’s also just about the heaviest guitar on the planet.

 

But Gibson has just unveiled a new, lighter version of the iconic instrument. The Gibson Les Paul Custom Lite sports a… Read More

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The Joe Perry 1959 Les Paul

Gibson unveils the Joe Perry 1959 Les Paul, an immaculate recreation of the Aerosmith guitarist’s signature axe

 

By Alex Baker

 

At the 2013 NAMM Convention in Anaheim last month, Gibson Guitars introduced a new reissued 1959 Les Paul styled after Joe Perry’s iconic 1959 original.

 

The Joe… Read More

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The $10,000 Acoustic Guitar: Gibson Custom Shop

 

 

Check this cool video “The Making of Gibson’s Master Museum Acoustic Guitars” for insights into the construction of hand-crafted custom original Gibson acoustics–these instruments are among the best of the best.

 

The acoustic guitar market is in a very interesting position when compared to the electric guitar.  While a vintage market exists, it has not become nearly as inflated from a price perspective as the electric vintage guitar market.

 

This is interesting because the woods used in very desirable acoustic guitars of the past include… Read More

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